UK results: Conservatives win majority

After 650 of 650 seats declared
UK results
Party Conservative Labour Scottish National Party Liberal Democrat Democratic Unionist Party Others
Seats 365 203 48 11 8 15
Change +47 -59 +13 -1 -2 +2

Dunbartonshire West

Parliamentary constituency

SNP HOLD

Results

  1. Scottish National Party
    Martin Docherty
    • Votes: 22,396
    • Vote share %: 49.6
    • Vote share change: +6.8
  2. Labour
    Jean Anne Mitchell
    • Votes: 12,843
    • Vote share %: 28.5
    • Vote share change: -9.2
  3. Conservative
    Alix Mathieson
    • Votes: 6,436
    • Vote share %: 14.3
    • Vote share change: -2.9
  4. Liberal Democrat
    Jennifer Lang
    • Votes: 1,890
    • Vote share %: 4.2
    • Vote share change: +1.9
  5. Green
    Peter Connolly
    • Votes: 867
    • Vote share %: 1.9
    • Vote share change: +1.9
  6. Independent
    Andrew Muir
    • Votes: 708
    • Vote share %: 1.6
    • Vote share change: +1.6

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • SNP majority: 9,553
  • Registered voters: 66,517
  • % share:
    67.9%
  • Change since 2017: +2.7

Vote share

Party % share
Scottish National Party 49.6%
Labour 28.5%
Conservative 14.3%
Liberal Democrat 4.2%
Green 1.9%
Independent 1.6%

Vote share change since 2017

  • Scottish National Party +6.8 Gained
  • Green +1.9 Gained
  • Liberal Democrat +1.9 Gained
  • Independent +1.6 Gained
  • Conservative -2.9 Lost
  • Labour -9.2 Lost

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SNP hold West Dunbartonshire

Martin Docherty-Hughes holds West Dunbartonshire for the SNP.

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Dunbartonshire West: Scottish National Party hold

Martin Docherty has been re-elected as the MP for Dunbartonshire West, with an increased majority.

The Scottish National Party candidate beat Labour's Jean Anne Mitchell by 9,553 votes, more than double the majority at the 2017 election.

Alix Mathieson of the Conservative Party came third and Liberal Democrat Jennifer Lang came fourth.

Voter turnout was up by 2.7 percentage points since the last general election.

More than 45,000 people, roughly two-thirds of those eligible to vote, went to polling stations across the area on Thursday, in the first December general election since 1923.

Three of the six candidates, Jennifer Lang (Liberal Democrat), Peter Connolly (Green) and Andrew Muir (independent), lost their £500 deposits after failing to win 5% of the vote.

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West Dunbartonshire expected around 02:15

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We should find out who has claimed West Dunbartonshire around 02:15. The SNP's Martin Docherty-Hughes currently holds this seat and the indications are he will win it again.

Not long to go in West Dunbartonshire

West Dunbartonshire declared at 01:44 two years ago, Martin Docherty-Hughes claiming victory for the SNP.

We're not far away from learning whether he has held the seat this time around.

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Bobbies on the election beat in Clydebank

Three cheery-looking police officers are keeping a watchful eye over proceedings in Clydebank, where the West Dunbartonshire votes are being counted.

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Docherty-Hughes aims to hold West Dunbartonshire again

Martin Docherty-Hughes won West Dunbartonshire for the SNP in 2015 and held it two years ago, although his majority had reduced from over 14,000 to just over 2,000, with Labour coming second in both elections.

The turnout for the constituency this time around is 68.02%.

Our reporter on the scene in Clydebank, Linda Sinclair, says the result is expected around 02:00.

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SNP hold on the cards?

Will the SNP's Martin Docherty-Hughes retain his seat in West Dunbartonshire?

Politics students from a local school are kitted out like seasoned election night campaigners - sweets, baked goods, ample hydration and a pack of cards - in Clydebank.

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'Scotland wants to stand up to Johnson'

That's the view of SNP MP Martin Docherty-Hughes, who has been discussing the exit poll with our reporter Linda Sinclair in West Dunbartonshire.

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Exit poll 'very disappointing' - Baillie

At the West Dunbartonshire count, Labour MSP Jackie Baillie has been reflecting on the exit poll, which indicates a Conservative majority.

She says Jeremy Corbyn will have to reflect on his position as leader if it proves correct.

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